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J Ward lunatic asylum ghost tour
Availability: Saturdays
Duration: 2 hours
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  • Visit Australia's home to the criminally insane, J Ward Lunatic Asylum
  • Explore the museum followed by a 2 hour ghost tour of the home of notorious criminals including Chopper Read, Gary Webb and William Wallace
  • Learn scary stories of the Ward
  • See Australia from a different point of view
What to expect

Visit Australia's home to the criminally insane, J Ward Lunatic Asylum. Explore the museum followed by a 2 hour ghost tour of the home of notorious criminals including Chopper Read, Gary Webb and William Wallace. Explore the governor's bathroom, hangman's gallows, original kitchen, showerblock, grave sites, West Wing, J Ward Block, exercise yards and grounds in search of the souls that still linger. Learn of governors who have murdered inmates, prisoners buried in the grounds and the many souls trapped within these walls.

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Children 12-16 years old: reduced

Where
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J Ward, Girdlestone Street, Ararat 3377 *2.5 hour drive from Melbourne

What to remember
  • Venue: Mainly Indoors
  • Terrain: Moderate walking, some steps
  • Paranormal Activity: Very High
  • Due to the nature of stories, children must be 12+ for the J Ward Tour
  • No refunds. Change of date permitted with a minimum of 24 hours notice BEFORE your scheduled experience for a fee of $5 per order. New date must be chosen at time of reschedule. Non-attendance and late cancellation voids your order.
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When

Saturdays

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